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  • Put the cell phone down

    Put the cell phone down
    Cellphones, for many people, have morphed into an extra appendage, always within reach except for that time you accidentally left it at home and suffered a minor panic attack. Our constant connectedness has its benefits — it's hard to imagine a...
  • Briefly In Public Safety

    Checkpoint yields five arrests Police arrested five drivers on Dec. 21 during a DUI and driver's license checkpoint in Laguna Beach. The Laguna Beach Police Department conducted a checkpoint from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. on Dec. 21 in the 1500 block of N....
  • Deputies: Man Called 911 over 1,200 times since January

    Deputies: Man Called 911 over 1,200 times since January
    Deputies said the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office 911 dispatchers have received more than 1,200 calls from an unregistered cell phone.  That averages to about 27 calls a day. Despite not having a working phone number or being associated with a...
  • Man charged with kidnapping, attacking ex-girlfriend

    Man charged with kidnapping, attacking ex-girlfriend
    A Chicago man was ordered held in lieu of $200,000 after he allegedly robbed, assaulted and kidnapped his former girlfriend on her way to work. The woman was walking past the train station near 49th Street and Western Avenue on Feb. 6 when Hector...
  • A warning for CTA riders with cell phones

    A warning for CTA riders with cell phones
    CTA riders, this is not the way to ring in the new year. Chicago police issued two separate alerts last week warning riders about recent cellphone thefts on the Red and Pink lines. Police said a group of men have been snatching electronic devices from...
  • State ward, 16, charged with Bucktown sexual assault

    State ward, 16, charged with Bucktown sexual assault
    A teenage ward of the state wept today as a Cook County judge ordered him held without bond on charges he broke into a Bucktown home Sunday afternoon while armed with a paintball gun and raped and robbed a woman before forcing her into her own car and...
  • House passes statewide ban on cell use while driving

    House passes statewide ban on cell use while driving
    SPRINGFIELD — A new proposal to ban the use of cell phones while driving throughout Illinois passed the House on Friday along with two other traffic safety measures. The proposed ban, sponsored by Rep. John D’Amico, D-Chicago, would...
  • Food photography 101: Framing food with your phone

    Food photography 101: Framing food with your phone
    This is part of a series of posts on food photography, sharing some of the tips and tricks we use here at The Times. We received a number of great questions from readers, which we will answer in upcoming posts. Here, photographer Robert Lachman tackles...
  • Local artist designs cell phone cases for Nicki Minaj, NFL players

    Local artist designs cell phone cases for Nicki Minaj, NFL players
    Nicki Minaj wanted a cell phone case that matched her larger-than-life look — something cartoonish, with bright colors. So last year, the pop star turned to Tristan Herbert, a 23-year-old Parkville artist who makes custom covers for iPhones and...
  • Thieves clean out North Side cell phone store

    Thieves clean out North Side cell phone store
    Thieves pried open a door of a cell phone store in the Lincoln Park area and made off with a cash drawer and the store's entire inventory, worth at least $10,000, authorities said. Police were called to the Virgin Mobile store in the 2500 block of North...
  • Would-be car buyer loses $5K, phone and his pants

    Would-be car buyer loses $5K, phone and his pants
    A Northwest Side man was robbed of $5,000, his cell phone, and his pants when he was trying to buy a car through craigslist last night. The 22-year-old man said he and his girlfriend were not injured but said the ordeal was frightening. "They took a lot...